Leadership Hosts

Corporate Battlefield’s Event teams are selected according to the requirements and nature of the client’s business. The team members are all professional in their own fields and together they bring a product that embodies trust, honesty and pride. From the outset they work to deliver a programme and event itinerary that is based on a sound understanding of client issues, good listening and innovative planning.

Our business facilitators are experienced at board and senior executive level and from the outset are responsible to the client CEO for constructing and delivering the programme based on the client’s outcome requirements.

Colonel (ret'd) Jim Willis MBE

Jim Willis served as an Infantry Officer in the British Army for 28 years. Following attendance of the Army’s Command and Staff College, he held various prestigious appointments, including instructing at Sandhurst, strategic planning for the Gulf War, and commanding 1st Battalion the Green Howards in Afghanistan and the Balkans. He retired with an MBE from the military in 2012 and joined the Priory Group, the UK’s largest independent provider of mental healthcare services. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Priory Healthcare. Jim hosted The Conference Board (Europe) and Abbott leadership Events at Waterloo in 2010/11.

Group Captain (ret'd) Christopher Finn

Chris has an MPhil from Cambridge University and attended the Joint Services’ Defence College. He has commanded the Navigator and Airman Aircrew School and been the RAF’s Director of Defence Studies. At the tactical level Chris specialises in the role of Air Power in the joint battle and the unique challenges of leadership in the air environment. He also concentrates on strategic and operational leadership, planning and command & control, and the political dimension of warfare. He is a part-time senior Strategic Studies lecturer at Royal Air Force College Cranwell.

Lieutenant Colonel (ret'd) Eliot Glover

Eliot is a former Army Lieutenant Colonel having served for 18 years as a professional qualified officer (lawyer) and retired in 2014 following a 2 year appointment as one of NATO’s legal advisers for operations. He has served in various conflict zones, including Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Libyan campaign. Eliot is a conflict management consultant and coach. He provides bespoke solutions to organisations experiencing internal conflict amongst teams/individuals, or external conflict with other organisations they conduct business with. His specialism is in rebuilding working relationships where trust and confidence has broken down. He has trained NATO personnel in UK, Europe and USA to practice as mediators and has lectured in UK, Germany and USA. He was a guest speaker at the International Mediation Summit, Madrid in June 2015.

Colonel (retired) Harry Fullerton OBE

Harry Fullerton was in the British Army for 28 years, serving at all leadership levels at regimental duty. He instructed at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and at the UK Defence Academy, where he specialized in Defence Technology, and the Counter-IED (Improvised Explosive Device) programme. He commanded the Household Cavalry Regiment from 2008-2011, and subsequently deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2009 to lead a battle group in Musa Qaleh, during the height of the Taliban insurgency and its resulting violence.

He was awarded the OBE for his leadership during the tour. After further military service, he then left the Army and spent three years with a successful information technology start up, where he identified how technology was disrupting business and the way people work. He is great believer that lessons from the battlefield are relevant to individuals and groups in developing their leadership and decision-making skills, and improve team performance. He now runs SixFigureGrid a company delivering Leadership Navigation in the 21st Century and actively works alongside Corporate Battlefields.